Sources & Definitions
Preventing (a person or group of people) from having the right to vote.
A stereotype from World War II that portrays Asian American and Pacific Islanders as not legitimate Americans and therefore a threat to U.S. national security.
A 19th century stereotype that portrayed Chinese immigrants as a dangerous people who stole jobs from white laborers.
Sources & Additional Resources
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